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What to do to calm a baby crying

Babies express their needs through crying. To enable it, the infantile brain, to return to the earlier levels, needs peace in order to trigger the chemical oxytocin.Mr. Stelios Μαντούδης, Developmental occupational therapist, gives useful tips on how parents can calm their baby when he cries.You can activate the oxytocin?Through the arms and a mother’s touch combined with the massage is activated, oxytocin, as well as strengthens the bond between mother and baby. The gentle massage starting from the top of the head and continuing all over the body is an easy and effective process to stop your baby crying.Tips to calm down the baby, your sucking of the finger helps the baby to calm her down. Put your thumb in your mouth and give him the pacifier only in the case that the sucking of the finger has no effect. Also, the lullabies, the melodies and the taps they activate the dopamine of the infant brain. A substance that helps in a good mood and alert.Expert advice:Experiment, discover and apply new ways so that your baby can feel security and trust. There are many reasons that your baby may express intense concern from within the crying. If we exclude some pathological causes (colic, regurgitation, poor diet, etc.) then, very likely due to the stress of the mother in a difficult birth or even in the genes. Women who are preparing to become mothers need to be calm and relaxed during pregnancy. If the same difficulties may seek the advice of a Specialist. The same is true for mothers who find it difficult to calm their babies. A visit could help.

Babies express their needs through crying. To enable it, the infantile brain, to return to the earlier levels, needs peace in order to trigger the chemical oxytocin.
Mr. Stelios Μαντούδης, Developmental occupational therapist, gives useful tips on how parents can calm their baby when he cries.
You can activate the oxytocin?
Through the arms and a mother’s touch combined with the massage is activated, oxytocin, as well as strengthens the bond between mother and baby. The gentle massage starting from the top of the head and continuing all over the body is an easy and effective process to stop your baby crying.
Tips to calm down your baby
The sucking of the finger helps the baby to calm her down. Put your thumb in your mouth and give him the pacifier only in the case that the sucking of the finger has no effect. Also, the lullabies, the melodies and the taps they activate the dopamine of the infant brain. A substance that helps in a good mood and alert.
Expert Advice:
Experiment, discover and apply new ways so that your baby can feel security and trust. There are many reasons that your baby may express intense concern from within the crying. If we exclude some pathological causes (colic, regurgitation, poor diet, etc.) then, very likely due to the stress of the mother in a difficult birth or even in the genes. Women who are preparing to become mothers need to be calm and relaxed during pregnancy. If the same difficulties may seek the advice of a Specialist. The same is true for mothers who find it difficult to calm their babies. A visit could help.

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